Saturday, June 25, 2022

Observant eye, accurate vocabulary …

“Homage to the Word”: On Robert B. Shaw’s “What Remains to Be Said: New and Selected Poems”. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

What Remains to Be Said contains some of the very best poems of recent decades. Among contemporary poets, Shaw stands out for his combination of thoughtfulness, emotional power, and technical panache. Most important, he is a good servant of the Logos, the generating spirit of language.

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